In the Journals

Route of flu vaccination does not affect cellular immune response

May 25, 2019
In a study of more than 150 men infected or uninfected with HIV, whether participants received influenza vaccination intradermally or intramuscularly…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Bimatoprost SR shows long-term IOP lowering

May 25, 2019
SAN DIEGO — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, E. Randy Craven, MD, discusses a study looking at the…

Mount Sinai thoracic surgeon receives award

May 25, 2019
Raja M. Flores, MD, received New York University’s Distinguished Alumni Service Award, which recognizes his accomplishments and services to…
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VIDEO: Alan S. Brown, MD, shares highlights from NLA 2019

May 25, 2019
MIAMI — In this video exclusive, Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA, FACC, FAHA, provides insight into major sessions from the National Lipid Association…

OSSIO announces US launch and first commercial use of its bone pin for hammertoe correction

May 25, 2019
OSSIO Inc. announced the U.S. launch and first commercial use of its OSSIOfiber bone pin family for bone fractures, osteotomies, arthrodesis and bone…

New partnership examines effect of pollution on type 2 diabetes risk

May 25, 2019
Sansum Diabetes Research Institute is launching a first-of-its-kind partnership with the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the…
Meeting News

Photofragmentation technique minimizes endothelial cell loss

May 24, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Use of a nanosecond laser during cataract surgery causes minimal intraocular trauma and imparts very low energy into the eye…

FDA approves Piqray, first PI3K inhibitor for advanced breast cancer

May 24, 2019
The FDA on Friday approved alpelisib, the first PI3K inhibitor to treat postmenopausal women and men with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative…
Meeting News

Checkpoint inhibitor management represents 'quintessential' interdisciplinary juncture

May 24, 2019
CLEVELAND — Interdisciplinary management of immune-related adverse events associated with checkpoint inhibitors, with collaboration between…
In the Journals

Teens with HIV have similar cognitive outcomes to HIV-negative peers

May 24, 2019
Teens who were perinatally infected with HIV and received treatment have similar cognitive outcomes compared with their HIV-negative peers, according…
In the Journals

Different-day endoscopic procedures more common in physician offices

May 24, 2019
The rate of different-day elective upper and lower endoscopic procedures was 3.5 times higher in physician’s offices than in hospital…
FDA News

FDA approves Jakafi for acute graft-versus-host disease

May 24, 2019
The FDA approved ruxolitinib for the treatment of steroid-refractory acute graft-versus-host disease among adults and children aged 12 years and…

FDA approves first gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy in children

May 24, 2019
The FDA on Friday approved the first gene therapy for children aged 2 years or younger with spinal muscular atrophy, a leading genetic cause of…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Arcuate incisions plus toric IOL show good visual results in astigmatism

May 24, 2019
SAN DIEGO — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Frank W. Bowden III, MD, discusses a study in which patients…
Meeting News

Closed ICUs may reduce rates of three hospital-acquired infections

May 24, 2019
Closed ICUs are associated with significantly reduced rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infections, central line-associated bloodstream…
In the Journals

Anticoagulation use only 60% in patients with AF, ischemic cardiomyopathy

May 24, 2019
Among patients with atrial fibrillation and HF, those with ischemic cardiomyopathy less often received anticoagulant therapy compared with patients…
FDA News

FDA grants Qiagen 510(k) clearance for syndromic testing system

May 24, 2019
Qiagen announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for a multiplex syndromic testing system. The system, called the QIAstat-Dx, will…

BLOG: Let’s get rid of the pirate patch

May 24, 2019
by Cathy Stern, OD, FCSO, FCOVD, FNORA A common treatment for amblyopia or diplopia is to patch the stronger eye with a fully occlusive…
Meeting News

ASGE, Olympus partner to provide EUS training to community endoscopists

May 24, 2019
SAN DIEGO — The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Olympus Corporation of the Americas announced a joint partnership at…
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VIDEO: Stool-based colon cancer tests may be effective between scheduled colonoscopies

May 24, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In this exclusive video from Digestive Disease Week, John B. Kisiel, MD, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic, discusses the…